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Syrian Film Collective Abounaddara Wins Vera List Center Prize

“In the age of the ‘selfie,’ Abounaddara is at work on a new form of portraiture that is at once ethical, political, and aesthetic.” – Jurors Tony Kushner, Helen Molesworth, Doris Salcedo, and others.

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What’s Next for Public Schools? A Panel Discussion on Education Reform

On the heels of announcement of the overhaul of New York City’s system for evaluating public schools, The New School for Public Engagement, in collaboration with The Nation host “What’s Next for Public Schools?” a critical panel discussion with leading voices in education that will explore what equity-based progressive change would mean for public schools […]

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Universities to Showcase Future of Tech and Digital Media Design at Annual Summit

  NYC Media Lab, in collaboration with the School of Media Studies at The New School, will present the city’s first-ever pan-university demo showcase of new media technologies. 

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Pioneering Interactive Filmmaker to Join The New School as Dorothy H. Hirshon Artist-in-Residence

Groundbreaking interactive filmmaker Toni Dove will share her creative insights and cinema expertise with students, faculty and the public as the 2014 Dorothy H. Hirshon Artist-in-Residence in the School of Media Studies at The New School.

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Art and Design Public Programs: Fall – Winter 2014

Cutting-edge art exhibitions, pop-up classes and talks by artists Jeff Koons and Toni Dove, and curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev.

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Public Programming in Writing and Literature

Readings and discussions with bell hooks, Mark Strand, Jorie Graham and other leading critics, novelists and poets.

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Jeff Smith Available for Comment on Ferguson, Missouri Clashes

Jeff Smith, a New School politics professor and former Missouri State Senator is available for interviews and commentary on the political, social, and economic implications of the recent unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

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‘EarlyLearn’ Education Effort Falling Short of Lofty Goals, Finds Center for NYC Affairs Report

An ambitious initiative to improve subsidized early childhood education and expand licensed care of toddlers in low-income, working families has produced, at best, mixed results, a report released today by the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School finds.

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School of Media Studies awarded NEH Grant for “AIDS Quilt Touch”

The School of Media Studies at The New School is pleased to announce that it was one of seven recipients recently awarded a Digital Humanities Implementation Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the project, “AIDS Quilt Touch: Empowering Communities to Share and Preserve Cultural Heritage through Digital Storytelling.”

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Memory, Authenticity, Scale, Emotion: A Discussion with the Architects of the National 9/11 Memorial Museum

On Tuesday, April 29, join the lead design architects of the 9/11 Memorial Museum and scholars for a discussion of designing and building this new landmark museum located beneath the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan in New York, due to open this May. Architects from David Brody Bond will discuss […]

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